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Van Gogh and Japan: The Provence Years

Van Gogh and Japan: The Provence Years

For Van Gogh, Japan held great appeal, particularly its woodblock prints. In 1888 he left Paris and headed south, to the city of Arles in Provence. In its clear light, he developed as a landscape artist under the inspiration of Japanese artists. On his arrival, he wrote that “I feel I’m in Japan”. Join Van […]

Book Launch: On Kurosawa: a Tribute to the Master Director

Book Launch: On Kurosawa: a Tribute to the Master Director

In a recent BBC poll of 208 film critics from over 40 different countries, two of the four top-ranking films were directed by Akira Kurosawa. Why are Kurosawa’s films so highly-rated in countries as diverse as China, Belgium and Mexico? In this talk, Peter Tasker will explore Kurosawa’s legacy, read from his new book On […]

Artist Talk: Mari Katayama

Artist Talk: Mari Katayama

In the photographic self-portraits of Mari Katayama, the artist’s body features prominently, surrounded by painstakingly arranged objects, both in intimate settings or set against vast landscapes. The recipient of the Grand Prize at Art Award Tokyo Marunouchi 2012, Katayama was born with various developmental challenges, and had both legs amputated at age nine and has […]

Between the Stones (Phase 1) – Getting to Noh from page to Stage

Between the Stones (Phase 1) – Getting to Noh from page to Stage

An Introduction to the Japanese Art of Noh and the birth of a New Noh… ‘Noh’ is classical Japanese masked theatre which combines elements of dance, drama, music and poetic text into a highly aesthetic form of art. In contrast to its minimalist stage, noh uses elaborate costumes and exquisite wooden masks. 4th December 2018, […]

Reiko Fujisawa – Piano Recital

Reiko Fujisawa – Piano Recital

Reiko Fujisawa is delighted to be performing at various venue in the UK. The recital features music by leading British and Japanese composers: Thomas Adès and Toru Takemitsu. Date: 10 December 2017, 12.00pm Venue: Stapleford Granary, Bury Road, Stapleford, Cambridge CB22 5BP Web: https://staplefordgranary.org.uk/whats-on/reiko-fujisawa.aspx Tickets: £12

May Inoue and Friends – Concert presented by Yokohama Calling

May Inoue and Friends – Concert presented by Yokohama Calling

Exciting Japanese guitar star, May Inoue, will be performing music from his three successful albums in this specially created group which includes several high profile UK bandleaders. This is sure to be a highly creative collaboration. May is very much the jazz musician of the moment in Japan and is very popular among young and […]

Experience Japan Exhibition 2018

Experience Japan Exhibition 2018

Experience Japan Exhibition will be back in London this November for the 8th year, bringing information on the growing range of exciting study and research opportunities in Japan. The event, hosted by Keio University and co-hosted by the British Council, allows participants to meet representatives of Japanese Universities and receive information on the various study […]

Kumi Matsuo – Piano Recital

Kumi Matsuo – Piano Recital

Programme: 1) Gaspard de la nuit: Trois poèmes pour piano d’après Aloysius Bertrand: (A suite of pieces for solo piano by Maurice Ravel ) 2) Impromptu No. 3 Op.51 in G-flat Major – F. Chopin (1810 – 1849) 3) Prélude, Chorale and Fugue FWV 21 – C. Franck (1822 – 1890) Biography: Kumi Matsuo was […]

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London United Korean Fan Club

London United Japanese Fan Club